Intrinsic and extrinsic connections of the rat central extended amygdala: an in vivo electrophysiological study of the central amygdaloid nucleus

@article{Veinante1998IntrinsicAE,
  title={Intrinsic and extrinsic connections of the rat central extended amygdala: an in vivo electrophysiological study of the central amygdaloid nucleus},
  author={Pierre Veinante and Marie Jos{\'e} Freund-Mercier},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={794},
  pages={188-198}
}
Anatomical studies have shown that the central amygdaloid nucleus (CeA) is reciprocally connected with the lateral bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BSTL), both structures being major components of the central extended amygdala. The CeA also receives projections from the insular cortex (InsCx) and the paraventricular thalamic nucleus (PVT). Extracellular unit activity was recorded from neurons in the lateral CeA (CeL) in urethane anaesthetized rats and their responses were studied after… Expand
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